Dear Mom & Dad : I Know You Are Worried About My Choices, But Trust Me, I Will Be Fine

Dear Mom & Dad, I know, I am not choosing the safest of paths. I know, I am turning away opportunities which will never knock at my door again. I know, I will be criticized, questioned and misunderstood for the choices I make. I know, I will fail, not once but multiple times. I know, I will doubt myself at times; feel sad, confused and scared. I know, there is a lot to this journey than I could anticipate or comprehend now. But it is for these same reasons that I choose this path. I am not looking for safety…Continue Reading

20 Illustrated Quotes That Show You The Beauty and Power Of Being Broken

I stumbled upon an Instagram account this weekend and let me tell you, it was within the first 30 seconds that I followed the artist. If there is one thing you should know about me it’s this: I don’t follow a whole lot of people on social media. What was it about ‘Broken Isn’t Bad’ that made me almost instantenously click that ‘Follow’ button? Firstly, the illustrations simply capture your eye. They are bold, provocative and have a grand ‘fuck-you’ vibe to them. Secondly, each illustration is then followed by a single quote that makes you pause and reflect. And…Continue Reading

10 Real-Life Indian “Wonder Women” To Inspire The Warrior Within You

Look around you ladies, because there is infinite inspiration to be found. But the most powerful feeling in this world is to see your fellow women grow, beat the hell out of patriarchy’s supposed terms and then bloom like there’s no tomorrow. To be honest, not all of us are born with a set of privileges that help us manifest our full potential. But there are some among us who, no matter what, will rise and definitely shine. With Wonder Woman’s exclusive premiere to our TV screens (thank you HBO!) we thought it’d be perfect to curate a list of…Continue Reading

An Open Letter To All The Dreamers: Why You Shouldn’t Stop Dreaming

How many times in your life have you stopped yourself from doing something just because the people around you wouldn’t agree with it? Or rather, how many times have you refrained from doing something because you feared what they would think? Today, I will tell you a truth. Everyone has dreams. Everyone wants to do something exhilarating. Something big. Something that people would remember them by. But there’s another sad truth – not everyone fulfills their dreams. And it’s NOT because the dream is out of their reach, it’s because they are so occupied by the boundaries that they’ve set…Continue Reading

21 Uncomfortable Signs You’re Ready To Take The Leap And Live Your Dreams

If you’re at a point in life where you seriously don’t know how to make your dreary days any better, this is a sign. Like it or not, change is uncomfortable. And it never asks you before it decides to take you on this roller-coaster of emotions. But this time around, here’s what you need to know. This change is for the good – and I am not saying like an old auntie giving you advice. I am saying this because when you’re feeling like sh*t but you’re actively working towards following your passions, it just means that this discomfort…Continue Reading

Here’s What Your Dream Means – According To COMMON SENSE!

If you’ve ever woken up and said to yourself, “what the f**k was that dream?”, you’re definitely not alone. Dreams can be wacky and confusing AF. But um, some dreams are kinda…giving you a major hint, no? Like, if you dreamed that you turned into Shaktiman, got married to Dhinchak Pooja by Donald Trump, as Tunak Tunak Tun played in the background, that’s weird. I got nothing to say to you. But some of those dreams are kinda simple, dude. Really. Provided you don’t wanna live in that lil’ bubble of denial. Always running…away Umm, you kinda know what this…Continue Reading

21 Things You Only Realise When You Move From A Small Town To A Big City

I moved to Mumbai 7 years ago. I grew up and did my schooling in Dahanu, a town 3 hours away from Mumbai. And maaaaaaaan…the city came as a MAJOR shock to me. I grew to love it though. To even love the things I hated. And honestly, I wouldn’t change the last 7 years for the world. Life outside your childhood – away from the people you’ve grown up with and the town where you know everyone – is TERRIFYING. But if you’re not afraid, then you aren’t trying. But you need to take the plunge, or be left…Continue Reading

21 Things I Did In Life While Everyone Else Was Getting Married

When I entered my 20s, I discovered that this magical time of adulthood, this dream decade, came with its own terms and conditions. I was suddenly put on a biological clock, one that all my friends seemed to be acutely aware of as they started sending out invites to their weddings. Here’s the thing: there is absolutely nothing wrong with marriage. It’s quite beautiful, in fact. I’m just not sure if it’s for me. So I rejected the idea of needing to get married, and set out to do things for myself, by myself. Here’s what I did… Experimented with…Continue Reading

10 Signs You And Your Bae Are The Next Love Story To Remember

Life is beautiful when you’re in love. It’s just how it is – nothing compares to the feeling of being in love. The only way things get better are if your boo is in love with you too. In which case, congrats, you’re one of the few lucky little twats we all wanted to be. But how do you know if a relationship is truly BLESSED? The kind of love that people talk about, dream about. Think you and your boo qualify? Let’s see… You guys just GET each other, know what I mean? You both listen to each other.…Continue Reading

Not Dates Or Deadlines: Here Is How I Want My 2018 To Be

I have never been a ‘goals’ person. Yes, I have my set of visions about the kind of life I want to build for myself. But I have never been someone who has to ‘do’ something to be happy. Towards the end of each year, there is a slow yet steadily-growing buzz about the upcoming New Year Resolutions. The very word (resolutions) sucks the joy out of me. Why should things that you so fondly daydream of become the very things that bring in stress and anxiety? I love the idea of working for what you want, but I do…Continue Reading